Friday 28th December 2018
One of my final walks of 2018 concerned an overdue return to the Black Mountains of South Wales. With the tolls for both of the Severn Bridge crossings having been scrapped earlier in December, there was less of an excuse not to travel towards the Brecon Beacons.
I drove to Bristol and met up with my friend Dave, who I’m be car-sharing and walking with.
Continue reading “Bal Bach and Bal Mawr”
Saturday 27th January 2018
This was the first group walk of 2018 that I’d attended. Part of my inspiration for that was in the fact that we’d be heading to the Black Mountains in Wales… Although, technically, we’d also be passing through the Brecon Beacons National Park.
It was the first time that Sarah would be leading a walk by herself. She was one of three other participants (along with myself) who spent the weekend in the Brecon Beacons back in November, as part of a walk leading and navigational training exercise.
Continue reading “Crug Hywel – January 2018”
Part 1 of 2, in a 17 mile circuit of the Black Mountains in Wales.
Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2017
I’ve just spent a weekend in South Wales and I’ll be heading further west for the coming weekend.
Now, I’d like to head back to August and recount a walk I did in the Black Mountains.
Continue reading “Big Black Mountains Hike (Part 1)”